New Orleans Saints

NFC South

A+

Overall Team DVOA

78.4% 1st

The Saints' biggest opening day win in franchise history has them sitting atop the VOA ratings after one week. Their playoff odds improved by a league-best 20%; clobbering a team of the Packers' caliber does wonders for a team's hopes. There's no time to rest on their laurels, however, as New Orleans has two more road games before they can finally return home for the first time since Hurricane Irma -- an always tricky divisional battle with Carolina, and then a trip up to Foxborough where Bill Belichick awaits. Hold off on those cocktails for now. --  Bryan Knowles

DVOA Team Rankings

Through Week 1

Total DVOA
78.4%1st
Offense
25.4%7th
Defense
-45.8%1st
Special Teams
7.1%5th
Weighted DVOA
78.4%1st
Unadj. Total VOA
86.3%1st
Future Schedule
-6.7%26th
Past Schedule
-94.6%32nd

2021 Season Projections

Mean Projection
9.5 wins9th
Projected Schedule
-0.2%19th
Projected DVOA
8.6%7th
Playoff Contender (9-11 wins)
40.6%6th
Super Bowl Contender (12+ wins)
24.5%9th
Win Super Bowl
4.6%8th
Playoff Contender (9-11 wins)
40.6%6th
Super Bowl Contender (12+ wins)
24.5%9th
Win Super Bowl
4.6%8th

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Football Outsiders Almanac 2021